Digital Divides – Preventing rising inequalities in the digital age

Digital divides take many different forms. Digital infrastructure and the skills to make use of digital technologies are not equally distributed across the globe, hence creating a divide with regard to the opportunities to actually make use of digital technologies. The COVID-19 pandemic and the necessity to learn and work from home has highlighted the … Read more

Interview: Enrico Giovannini Panel: Leveling up to tackle regional disparities

Inequality between regions is an important driver of the decoupling of economic and social prosperity. Economic prosperity is increasingly spatially concentrated, while left-behind regions struggle with poverty, bad education, inferior health, political extremism. The COVID-19 pandemic disruptions have created new spaces for change, as citizens and decision-makers around the globe are looking for recovery options. … Read more

Karin Wedig

Former Junior Professor of International Political Economy, Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver Former Technical Advisor, GIZ

Ndongo Sylla

Former Fair Trade Consultant Former Technical Advisor at the Presidency of the Republic of Senegal Former Researcher at the Center for Employment Studies, Paris

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